great albums with no review

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There are several excellent albums from 2015 that haven't been reviewed/starred by AllMusic editors (sorry user reviews don't cut it with me).
1.Bombo Estereo - amanecer
2.Africa Express Presents - Terry Riley's In C Mali
3.Dayme Arocena - Nueva Era
4.Mbongwana Star - From Kinshasa
Is it because International records are given low priority?
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joe s

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Posted 4 years ago

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Zac Johnson, Official Rep

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Hi Joe, 
Thanks for the concern on this.

Our editors cover as many high-profile releases as possible each week, but they do tend to focus on albums that are in the public eye more than some lesser-known albums.  An under-the-radar gem may still catch their attention and get reviewed, but with several hundred albums being released each week and a limited staff of writers, not everything can get covered.

I took a look at our pageviews for these four albums that you listed and the first three have gotten very few views from AllMusic users.  The fourth one (Mbongwana Star) has received some interest so I'll pass that along to the editorial team and see if we can't get a review in place for it.
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joe s

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 I understand you can't review everything. Despite the lack of page views (maybe because no review?) I don't think I'm alone in considering Bombo Estereo's album an under the radar gem for sure. Thanks and keep up the good work.